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Grateful thanks have been expressed to the Cornish Pirates for enabling members of the Wooden Spoon charity to make a half-time collection at last Friday’s Cornish Pirates versus Exeter Chiefs match.
The excellent sum of £880-65 was raised on the night, with thanks expressed by Wooden Spoon’s representative David Pooley, who said:
We are very grateful indeed to the Cornish Pirates and to the generosity of their supporters. Monies raised will help fund Wooden Spoon’s Cornish projects.
It was a great effort off the field on the night, as it was by the Pirates on it, and we wish the team and everyone involved an enjoyable and very successful season.
The Cornish Pirates were keen to help promote the excellent work undertaken by Wooden Spoon and for the match the team also wore distinctive Wooden Spoon socks.
About Wooden Spoon
Wooden Spoon is the children’s charity of rugby. From sensory rooms, specialist playgrounds and sports activity areas to respite, medical and community care, the charity funds around 70 projects each year in support of disadvantaged and disabled children. Founded in 1983, Wooden Spoon has since distributed in excess of £24 million, in the process helping over one million young people.
Through the power of rugby, Wooden Spoon’s mission is to positively transform the lives of children and young people with a disability or facing disadvantage across the UK and Ireland, with core values of passion, integrity, teamwork and fun at the heart of everything they do.
For further information about Wooden Spoon, please either visit woodenspoon.org.uk, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 01252 773720.
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